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Estacado High School / Lubbock ISD

School nickname: Matadors
Phone: (806) 766-1400
Address: 1504 East Itasca Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79403
School website.
Principal: Paul Frazier
Grades: 09-12
Students: 875
Teachers: 72
Academic Excellence Indicator System report.

Constructed in 1967, Estacado High School is a professional career magnet school offering medical, law and justice, science and military specializations. The campus includes a modern brick building and on-site baseball, football and gymnasium facilities.

Technology is integrated into the learning process at Estacado. Students have access to Internet-ready computers in every classroom, and the school has five 25-station computer labs.

To enhance students' educational experience, the school has entered collaborative agreements with Texas Tech University, Lubbock Christian University and South Plains College. The programs allow students to earn college credit while attending high school.

Emphasis is placed on preparing students for success after graduation. About 60 percent of Estacado graduates enroll in colleges or technical schools.

Students may participate in basketball, baseball, football, softball, tennis, track or wrestling. All of the sports programs of the school have experienced success in recent years, including the boy's basketball team, which qualified for regional playoffs in 2001.

Estacado has award-winning band and choir programs, and students compete in a variety of academic events. The school's academic decathlon team finished ninth in the state for the 2000-2001 school year in the medium school division, and the school's Health Occupations program routinely fairs well in state competitions. Estacado's JROTC unit has been recognized for distinction.

Special emphasis is placed on student leadership and community service at Estacado. Students may serve their school and community through participation in more than 30 clubs and organizations. This rich tradition of student leadership is recognized each year at a coronation held each February. The school also celebrates virtually all cultural events throughout the year.

For a complete look at the state's report card for Estacado High School click here.


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